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    Mrs. Gudleski 

    Life Skills Support Grades 6,7,8

     class code:  yf5m7l6 

    Daily Living & Science Grades 6, 7, 8

    class code:   h3dvnbt

    REMIND: text @ 32gc9c8 to 81010 or for detailed instructions click the link below

    Bgudleski Class code



     The google meeting is available from 2:00 until 2:30 daily. If students are missing assignments or need help, they can logon. I strongly encourage all students to check on their assignments.


    Teacher Contact Information:


    (570) 668-1210


    ** I am available on google meeting from 2:00 until 2:30. If you need help with anything, click on the Life Skills Support google meeting link.

    Welcome to the Life Skills Support (LSS) classroom where students receive instruction in functional academics and daily living skills necessary to participate in social settings. A high level of independence is stressed, and students are encouraged to participate in lessons and assignments. Students who are in the LSS classroom will take the Pennsylvania Alternate School Assessment (PASA). Lesson material is directly related to the Alternate Eligible Content on the PaTTAN webpage at https://www.pasadigital.com/PA_Alternate_Eligible_Content


    Class Descriptions

    Language Arts

    Writing: Text Types and Purposes – Opinion/Argumentative Organization
    Writing: Text Types and Purposes – Informative/Explanatory
    Writing: Text Types and Purposes - Narrative
    Writing: Language: Conventions of Standard English

    Reading: Learning to Read Independently 

    Word Recognition Skills 
    Vocabulary Development 
    Comprehension and Interpretation 

    Daily Living

    Communication/Interpersonal Skills
    Health & Safety Skills
    Problem Solving Skills
    Time Management/Schedules
    Organizational Skills
    Practical Living Skills


    Nature of Science
    Biological Sciences
    Physical Sciences
    Earth & Space Sciences


    Number System
    Ratios and Proportional Relationships
    Expressions and Equations
    Statistics and Probability 


    School Schedule

    DOORS OPEN 7:10
    Period 1      7:33-8:16
    Period 2      8:18-8:59
    Period 3      9:01-9:42
    Period 4      9:44-10:25
    Period 5      10:27-11:08
    Period 6      11:10-11:51
    Period 7      11:53-12:34
    Period 8      12:36-1:17
    Period 9      1:19-2:00

    Teacher Schedule

    Period 1 LSS Language Arts
    Period 2 Prep (Available for Parent/Student Communication)
    Period 3 LSS Reading
    Period 4 LSS Specials
    Period 5 TEACHER LUNCH
    Period 6 LSS Daily Living
    Period 7 LSS Science
    Period 8 LSS Math
    Period 9 FLEX


    Student Work

    Students will physically or virtually attend TAMS. Those who choose to participate virtually must be online for classes at the times classes are held. STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MISSED WORK. I am available daily from 8:18 - 8:59 on the google meeting. You may also contact me at the TAMS (570)668-1210.

    Distance Learning Log-In Procedures for Google Classroom:

    • Sign in to Google using the Tamaqua Google account.
    • For example, username.tams@tamaquasd.org and passwordtasd.
    • In the upper right hand corner of the screen, click on the plus symbol to join a class.
    • Enter the class code provided by your teacher. Codes should be displayed on the teacher’s website.
    • Once the code is entered, you will have access to the classroom. 
    • https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzc5MTEwOTAwNzZa/a/NjA3ODM4ODI1NjBa/details

    If you need any assistance understanding something that has been assigned or if you need more resources, let me know. Please note that student assignments will be posted in Google Classroom. Your user ID and password are on your chromebook.




     Website Information


    • Sign in to IXL through the website www.ixl.com.
    • Login with usernametams@tamaquaareasd and password. There are no periods in the username and NO additional characters after the password.
    • Once logged in students will have access to their assignments.
    • Students should spend ten minutes once a week answering diagnostic questions from the Diagnostic tab. 

    Accelerated Reader

    • Students must enter the link for AR through the library homepage on the middle school’s website.
    • Login with username.tams and regular password.
    • Search a book to take a quiz.
    • The password feature has been removed. 


    • Students must access through the website www.myaccess.com.
    • Login with username.tams and regular password.
    • Prompts will be assigned.

    Language arts and reading teachers will be using the following online resources:

    • CommonLit.org - articles with standards-based question sets
    • ReadWorks.org - stories addressing specific reading skills
    • Epic - online books and audiobooks with quizzes
    • Scholastic magazines - text from all genres with skills sheets
    • Newsela - articles with standards-based question sets
    • Grammar Bytes - grammar activities

    Some of these online resources will ask students to login. They should always sign in with their school Google account. In some cases a class code may be required. All class codes will be displayed on teacher websites. 


    Get More Math

    www.mobymax.com  Lang. Arts, Science, Social Studies, Numbers, Alphabet Letters, Foundational Reading

    www.splashlearn.com Math (class code NXHGAZ)


    myOn on “Library” page under AR Renaissance (Language Arts)

    Khan Academy (there are assignments posted on this site for Life Skills Support) – please contact me for your child’s ID, username, and class code.


    www.abcya.com students have username and password